Faculty of Turku organizes the 8th annual Legal Research Network Conference 10.-11.9.2015. The conference is part of cooperation between the Faculties of Law of the Universities of Bristol, Budapest (ELTE), Ghent, Göttingen, Groningen, Lille-Nord de France, Turku and Uppsala.
Cybersecurity has become a critical national security and corporate security problem in the last fifteen years. Examples include hackings of the Pentagon, SONY, Target, JPMorgan Chase, Home Depot, various universities, and hospitals. A lively debate is now raging in Congress, academia, and in the corporate world over what steps should be taken. Attorneys are at the forefront of the problem in advising clients and securing confidential information. What duties do attorneys and corporations have to prevent a cyberattack? What duties do attorneys and corporations owe to their clientele?
The symposium will survey academic topics about how death, and fear of death, affects the law of the living. What better situs for this topic than Savannah, Georgia—a city both haunted and charmed by the dead, where spectral imprint often trumps that of the living.
CALL FOR PAPERS MELBOURNE JOURNAL of INTERNATIONAL LAW The Editors of the Melbourne Journal of International Law (‘MJIL’) invite submissions on areas of interest in international law for volume 16 issue two. MJIL will also consider submissions that do not necessarily fall neatly into the traditional public/private international law categories, including transnational law issues, domestic court interpretations of international law and submissions that adopt a comparative law approach to analyse international law. Issue 16(2) will be published in December 2015.
2015 Nova Southeastern University, Nova Law Review Symposium
Shutting Down the School to Prison Pipeline
“In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunities of an education.
Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it,
is a right that must be made available on equal terms.”
The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is seeking papers to be presented at its 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy to take place on September 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum where leading scholars and Northwestern’s faculty can present and discuss high quality research relevant to antitrust economics and competition policy.
Washington University Law School, the Center for Empirical Research in the Law and Olin Business School are pleased to host the 10th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on October 30 and 31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Call for Proposals for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research 2016 AALS Annual Meeting January 6 – 10, 2016 - New York, NY “Reimagining the Curriculum to Address Student Needs and Bench and Bar Demands” Deadline for Proposals: Thursday, April 23, 2015 This panel will aim to cover topics stemming from changes in teaching loads and law-practice demands. Requiring the appellate brief assignment in the first year of law school has been a practice for decades.